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Cervical Lymphadenopathy

  • Rajeev Prasad
  • L. Grier Arthur
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Abstract

Cervical lymphadenopathy is common in children. The condition frequently results in a child’s referral to a pediatric surgeon for further evaluation, and surgical intervention is often required. The majority of these masses represent benign disease, but the possibility of a malignancy exists. Parents often experience a significant amount of anxiety, and so it is important that pediatric surgeons are comfortable with the evaluation and management of these common lesions.

Keywords

Kawasaki Disease Tuberculin Skin Test Chronic Granulomatous Disease Peak Expiratory Flow Rate Pediatric Surgeon 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pediatric General SurgeryDrexel University College of Medicine, St. Christopher’s Hospital for ChildrenPhiladelphiaUSA

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